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James Risser

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Professor at the Department of Communication, Director of John S. Knight Fellowship Program, and Director of the Graduate Program in Journalism, Stanford University

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MEDIA CIRCUS: The State of the Media

with Robert Zelnick, James Risservia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, June 25, 1998

Should we be concerned that a handful of corporations now control the majority of national news outlets? Robert Zelnick, Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and James Risser, Professor at the Department of Communication, Director of John S. Knight Fellowship Program, and Director of the Graduate Program in Journalism, Stanford University, ask whether the press today is driven by the "public's right to know" or the pressure to beat the competition.